About Us


Dr. Kartar facilitates the exchange of information at Whole Self Recovery. He organizes the doctors’ and healers’ exchange of information and recommendations. He will be your primary healer and contact in this program. He works closely with Deva who manages the program schedule. Dr. Kartar S. Khalsa is a Doctor of Oriental Medicine practicing Acupuncture and Herbology at the GRD Health Centers in Espanola and Santa Fe, New Mexico. He has practiced since 1992 and has lived a yogic lifestyle since 1987. This unique combination brings the expertise of a licensed Doctor of Oriental Medicine, a trained Acupuncturist, and a KRI Certified Kundalini Yoga teacher. He began researching detoxing and cleansing in 1994 and has guided over 3,000 people through The Cleanse, a 7,10 or 40 Day Rejuvenation/Detox Program. He has participated in The Cleanse 30 times himself in his efforts to design a program that empowers the self to full health. His dynamic abilities as a healthcare professional and a compassionate advocate of yogic technology were inspired by his spiritual teacher, Yogi Bhajan, Master of Kundalini Yoga.

Dr Kartar’s mission in living and teaching these ancient yogic principles is to enable all people to lead a conscious and healthy life, in harmony and peace on this planet.


Deva Khalsa is the Program Administrator for Whole Self Recovery and your primary contact. She embodies the spirit of a healthy holistic lifestyle. Since 1992 she has studied vegetarian cooking, raw living foods, Ayurveda, Kundalini Yoga and hypnotherapy. In addition to being the co-creator of The Cleanse of Santa Fe, she is a certified Kundalini Yoga Teacher Trainer and certified hypnotherapist. Deva is passionate about empowering people to take control of their health and lives with Ayurvedic nutrition, conscious living and Kundalini Yoga.

Since 1996, Deva and her husband, Dr. Kartar Khalsa, have been developing a nutritional cleansing program called The Cleanse of Santa Fe. “The Cleanse”, as it is commonly referred to, is a comprehensive rejuvenation and detox program that offers a synergistic combination of a specific vegetarian diet, Ayurvedic and Chinese herbs with nutritional supplements, Yogi Tea. Kundalini Yoga and meditation are an integral part of their programs and work to purify body, mind and spirit. “The Cleanse” uses detoxifying and strengthening methods to give you the tools to restore, and then maintain, a state of optimal health, and vitality.

Deva also created the Raw food Snack line “Food On Purpose”, which is available in health food stores across the country.

Dr. Kartar, Deva, and their team of professionals guide, feed, teach, heal and rejuvenate hundreds of people through their programs in New Mexico every year. www.thecleanse.com 505-988-7076 Deva@thecleanse.com


Deva Singh has worked directly with substance abuse patients for over 5 years to help them regain control of their lives. As a personal care giver and a Kundalini Yoga Teacher his healing touch conveys a sense of kinship and genuine concern for others. . His calm demeanor and good sense of humor allow patients to express emotion without feeling judged or criticized.


MS. Khalsa is licensed to practice clinical counseling in New Mexico. She obtained her Masters in social work from Boston University and has over 25 years experience in a variety of settings. She treats substance abuse, anxiety, depression, grief and works with people in transition. Her approach is both psychological and spiritual. She is trained in EFT and uses this technique to help clients release fear, anger, guilt and trauma.

She provides coaching and counseling to residents as they develop deeper awareness, experience releases and shift their consciousness. She helps Residents integrate the changes they have experienced by teaching new or adjunct skills. Before returning to everyday life, Ms. Khalsa helps residents develop a plan that incorporates these positive changes. In addition, she teaches private yoga classes which are an integral part of the program.


Dr Guruchander was born and raised in Texas. He received his BA in Business Administration from Southern Methodist University in Dallas in 1972, and his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Pasadena College of Chiropractic in Pasadena, California in 1982. Dr. Guruchander began studying yoga with Yogi Bhajan in 1972 and joined the Sikh ashram a year later. In additions to his training in chiropractic, he has studied many other forms of alternative healing since 1972. Guruchander possesses a personal passion for teaching people how to reach their own souls and has the ability to "prescribe" the tools you need to help you walk that road back in with courage and grace.

Dr Guruchander is the founder of GRD Health Center in the beautiful Espanola Valley in Northern New Mexico. Under his experienced guidance the center has blossomed into the finest cooperative alternative healing center in this part of New Mexico.


Ms Khalsa moved to the USA from the Netherlands in 1975. She met Yogi Bhajan that same year and started her life long passion of fostering Enlightenment for real world people through the practice of Kundalini Yoga, meditation and Humanology. She assisted in the production of many women and children's educational and training programs under the direct supervision of Yogi Bhajan in New Mexico. Her current work focuses on the integration of yogic life skills with detoxification programs, nutritional support, and energy medicine. Kirn serves as the director for Yoga Santa Fe and travels extensively throughout the world sharing these beautiful teachings.


Ms. Satya Khalsa is a certified practitioner of the Neuro Modulation Technique (NMT) in all levels. NMT is a unique and powerful technology for facilitating self-healing from any imbalances through the autonomic nervous system.

She focuses on the resolution of trauma related conditions, energetic imbalances and addictive patterning in individuals as well as families. Sessions are relaxing, non-invasive and effective at facilitating the integration of body, mind and spirit. Satya is also acertified Kundalini Yoga teacher, level 1 and has decades of experience working with children and families using the Teachings of Yogi Bhajan.

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